Guidance for (Acting) Returning Officers administering a UK Parliamentary election in Great Britain

Delivery of nomination papers

This guidance explains the requirements for the delivery of nomination papers. It sets out what you should do to prepare for and undertake informal checking of papers before they are formally delivered and who can deliver nomination papers to you for submission.  

It also explains what papers must be submitted and how they should be completed in order for you to be able to determine them, along with the method of submission and who is entitled to deliver and attend the delivery of nomination papers. 

Last updated: 19 December 2023